paleomagnetic stratigraphy

paleomagnetic stratigraphy

[¦pāl·ē·ō·mag¦ned·ik strə′tig·rə·fē]
(geophysics)
The use of natural remanent magnetization in the identification of stratigraphic units. Also known as magnetic stratigraphy.
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Paleomagnetic stratigraphy and time in sediments: studies in alluvial Siwalik rocks of Pakistan.